[vorbis] mp3pro and the mp3 streaming license

jaromil jaromil at dyne.org
Sat Jun 9 08:32:32 PDT 2001

On Sat, Jun 09, 2001 at 01:57:03PM +0200, Aleksandar Dovnikovic wrote:
> "Thomas Kirk" <thomas at arkena.com> wrote:
> > Fraunhofer and Thomson Multimedia release their new mp3pro codec
> > and new  licenseconditions for streaming mp3 :
> > http://www.techreview.com/web/kiang/kiang060701.asp
> > My comment is that the licensecharge isnt frighting compared
> > to what we broadcaster pays in musicroyalties allready. Is this
> > what you feared jack? :)
> I agree that the prices are accessible (it's even free for
> non-comercial usage), but the problem with licenses
> is that they can *change* - so if there's no real competition
> like Ogg Vorbis or WMA, the prices can go 10x up...

ounds like being at the supermarket round the corner

jrml ..//korova.dyne.org
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